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Sat Jun 13, 2020, 04:27 PM

'He just doesn't get it': has Trump been left behind by America's awakening on racism?

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'He just doesn't get it': has Trump been left behind by America's awakening on racism?

Longtime observers of Donald Trump have often compared him to an old man sitting at the end of a bar, holding forth with crazed opinions, overwhelming self-assurance and taboo-busting shock value guaranteed to draw a crowd.

Now, perhaps for the first time, it seems the US president may have lost the room.

Trump’s sixth sense for striking populist notes appears to have deserted him in the wake of the death of George Floyd, an African American man killed when a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes, sparking Black Lives Matter protests nationwide.

Over the last three weeks the president has found himself on the wrong side of public opinion – and history – on everything from police reform to symbols of the Confederacy which fought a civil war to preserve slavery 150 years ago. Even a sport synonymous with his base, Nascar (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing), is on a different wavelength having banned the Confederate flag from its events.

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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/he-just-doesn-t-get-it-has-trump-been-left-behind-by-america-s-awakening-on-racism/ar-BB15qe7z?ocid=msedgntp
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Response to Amy-Strange (Original post)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 04:49 PM

1. IMHO, Trump has been stirring the bigots up for four years and George Floyd's death...

was the trigger. People have had enough of the bigotry and Trump. The counter puncher is getting kicked in the balls.

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Sat Jun 13, 2020, 05:29 PM

2. That's far from the only thing Trump has been left behind on.

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